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Adventure Education Pupil Support Assistant

Reference: 04ed3108-486d-4c56-89d2-3b4e7ef578fc
Employer: Outcomes First Group
Location: Southampton
Job Type: Permanent
Contract Type: Permanent

Job Details:

At OFG, we work smarter so you can spend more time doing what makes you happy!

How would you like to be paid for five days but only work four ?

Our colleagues’ wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do at OFG, so we’re always looking for new ways to improve everyone’s work/life balance. We’re taking part in a trial of the 4-Day Working Week, meaning that you could be working one day less a week (or equivalent).

4DWW will be rolled out within our school, when we have a full complement of staff, and within the next year – so there’s never been a more exciting time to join us !

Job Title: Adventure Education Pupil Support Assistant

Location: Dibden Park School, Southampton

Salary: £20.516 per annum

Hours: 40 hours per week; Monday to Friday

Contract: Permanent, Term Time Only

UK applicants only. This role does not offer sponsorship.

As part of our continued growth, we now have a fantastic opportunity for an Adventure Education Pupil Support Assistant to join our close-knit team at Dibden Park School located in Southampton.

About the role

To work as an Adventure Education Pupil Support Worker, providing support to the staff and the pupils within an outdoor environment. In addition to agreed responsibilities of Pupil Support Worker and any reasonable direction from the Head Teacher or Head/Assistant Head of Adventure Education the Pupil Support Worker will:

Main Tasks

  • To support pupils emotional, social, and behavioural wellbeing.
  • To assist teachers in developing and implementing individual Outdoor Adventure educational programmes.
  • To support individual and small groups of pupils across a broad and balanced curriculum.
  • To work with individual and small groups of pupils on educational activities.
  • To prepare materials and equipment.


  • Previous experience in the role.
  • Full UK Driving Licence

?About us

Dibden Park School is a brand-new school based in Southampton. Dibden Park School will place 60 students and will cater to students with social and emotional mental health and other complex needs. This is an exciting opportunity to grow and develop with a new staff team in a newly established independent special school.

We are part of Acorn Education and can promise you plenty of challenges, and a rich variety of opportunities to develop your career.

Acorn Education is the UK’s leading independent provider of specialist education and care for vulnerable pupils and young people. As part of Outcomes First Group, we are leading our sector in setting and delivering new approaches that provide measurable outcomes for those in our care.

Why join Acorn Education?


Your health and wellbeing are important to us, so you’ll get an exceptional reward package including:

  • Life Assurance
  • Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters” – access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks

And a market-leading benefit offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform, Vista, enables you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:

  • A wide range of health, wellbeing, and insurance benefits
  • 100’s of discount options valid in the UK and abroad
  • Cycle to Work Schemes
  • Electric Car Purchase Scheme
  • Critical illness cover

And that’s not all, we place the outcomes of the pupils and vulnerable young adults in our services at the heart of everything we do, so you’ll wake every day in the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and young people. All applicants will be subject to social media checks and successful applicants to a fully enhanced DBS.

You’ll work 80% of your contractual hours for 100% of your pay, giving you more time to do the things that make you happy.

How to Apply

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